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Coast Guard takes steps toward JRSS

The Coast Guard has recently embarked on DOD-wide initiative to increase security by 2019.

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Figuring the ROI for proposed 'fourth estate' reforms

Eliminating supporting defense agencies may not save enough money to hit cost-cutting targets, experts say.

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Thornberry puts DISA on the chopping block

House Armed Services Committee chairman's reform bill calls for a 25 percent cut in back-office spending and the elimination of seven supporting agencies.

Navy awards $105M warfare systems order

Delta Resources takes in a $105 million task order to help the Navy design, deploy and integrate warfare =systems onto vessels and other platforms.

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DISA awards $592M computer chip services contract

The Defense Information Services Agency awards a $592 million contract for processor capacity services related to computer chips.

Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

Mattis: JEDI cloud contract is vendor-agnostic

On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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No protest expected on Coast Guard's heath records move

Acquisition-wise, it looks like smooth sailing for the Coast Guard's plan to join the Pentagon's nascent electronic health records system.

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White House reviewing new national cyber strategy

The Pentagon is looking to enhance its cyber posture review to sync with the White House cybersecurity strategy, which could land in August, a top DOD official told Congress.

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